Software Development Engineer – Sault Ste. News Mary


GAME ON – OLG needs you

We said GAME ON, and we mean it – OLG is rapidly transforming its organization to better serve Ontarians by delivering exceptional gaming experiences through our digital, retail lottery and land-based casino channels. In our 2019-2020 fiscal year alone, OLG achieved net income of over $2.3 billion in the Province of Ontario. OLG is now expanding its horizons even further, with a new strategic direction, to become a world-class gaming entertainment leader with a globally admired digital platform.

We are ready to take this game to the next level and need an enthusiast Software development engineer Perform a detailed solution analysis to design and engineer a solution that aligns with the overall technology product roadmap and ensure that the recommended solution aligns with the desired overall business outcomes.


Reporting to the Solution Architecture Director, you will be required to:

  • Review results produced by business analysis teams to design and engineer a solution incorporating all requirements, product roadmap and success criteria
  • Analyze and recommend the solution sourcing strategy (delivery of projects and services) to ensure an optimal delivery method of a solution in order to achieve economies of scale
  • Determine solution resourcing strategy to ensure required skills are acquired to support solution delivery
  • Monitor and manage the architecture of solutions provided internally and externally, from concept to transition of the solution to the production environment to enable a smooth transition
  • Collaboratively create the detailed solution design and review with stakeholders to ensure alignment with overall business outcomes
  • Lead the various solution architecture and design activities, including creating and reviewing architecture views, supporting the creation of system and technical requirements to ensure the solution meets business needs
  • Leverage knowledge of industry standard architecture and design patterns while making architectural decisions
  • Adhere to OLG Enterprise Architecture standards when designing a solution
  • Support the identification of opportunities for continuous improvement of solution architecture analysis methodologies, including obtaining feedback after solution implementation
  • Evaluate business goals and plans and propose approaches to break down solutions into manageable components and actively seek agile approaches to provide an architectural track in an optimal and proactive manner to enable work on components to begin while others are still being defined.


Professional experience: Minimum of three years of experience designing, building, and implementing complex business application architectures and technology solutions involving multiple technology domains. Mastery of the main skill areas listed below.

Education: Post-secondary degree (minimum master’s degree) in computer technology, with a focus on software architecture and design, databases, and distributed systems

Primary knowledge around:

  • Styles and views of software application architecture Software design methodologies
  • Software architecture and design patterns
  • Software development lifecycle methodologies (i.e. agile, waterfall, etc.)
  • Enterprise technology architecture concepts (infrastructure, network, platform, etc.)
  • Technology trends – microservices, API design and management, cloud (IAAS, SaaS, PaaS, hybrid), SOA, CI/CD, mobile, etc.

Secondary knowledge around:

  • Evaluation of products and suppliers
  • Practical knowledge of development languages ​​and tools
  • Design and introduction of technology services
  • Enterprise architecture methodologies such as TOGAF


  • Part of a larger image: socially responsible company that returns all profits to the province and the people of Ontario
  • Flexible work environment: to help balance work and life
  • You count: family-friendly work practices and remote work
  • Freedom to innovate: supports new and better ways to succeed
  • Be your Authentic Self: environment that values ​​diversity as a source of strength
  • Learning galore: 24/7 access to robust online learning programs
  • Public Service Pension Plan: participate in a large defined benefit pension plan sponsored by the Ontario government
  • Variable compensation program: performance-based incentives to share our success (permanent OLG employees only)

Learn about OLG – GAME ON!

OLG’s goal is to contribute to a better Ontario by providing great entertainment experiences for our customers. We are a several billion dollars organization with a wide range of business lines including lottery, land-based casinos, digital lottery and casino, horse racing and charitable gaming. OLG is in the midst of a massive transformation to become customer obsessed and take our digital business to a whole new level.

The key to our success is our people. Our culture will be based on real, positive partnerships that embrace trust, clarity and openness in everything we do. We support and empower employees and teams across the organization through greater accountability, leadership development and growth opportunities. OLG is embracing more flexible work options and family-friendly work practices, including remote work.

Equity, Diversity and Inclusion are essential elements of our culture, the cornerstone of our values ​​of respect, integrity, stewardship and excellence. At OLG, our employees have the space to be themselves and use their perspectives and skills for the benefit of the people and the province of Ontario.

As we reshape and grow our business, we are unwavering when it comes to living our purpose and ensuring our business delivers meaningful results. benefits for the people of Ontario. OLG’s net profits are reinvested in the province, contributing to the quality of life of Ontarians.

To learn more about OLG, visit our website at

We look forward to hearing from you, interested candidates should apply online by October 7, 2022.

OLG is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing employment accommodation in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. Please contact Human Resources at [email protected] if you require accommodation at any time during the hiring process.

Thank you for your interest in this opportunity; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


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